Fatty acid (%wt)

Cultivated beluga (n=3)

Wild beluga (n=5)

P-value

14:00

0.65±0.08

1.5±0.28

0.004

14:1n5

0.44±0.04

0.83±0.07

0.000

16:00

27.46±0.65

29.88±1.24

0.029

16:1n7

3.48±0.26

9.65±0.54

0.000

18:00

4.45±0.21

2.32±0.18

0.000

18:1n9

33.72±1.25

29.1±0.65

0.001

18:1n7

2.40±0.25

2.94±0.2

0.023

18:2n6

11.42±0.26

0.78±0.05

0.000

18:3n3

0.93±0.04

0.3±0.02

0.007

20:1n9

0.62±0.03

0.46±0.01

0.000

20:2n6

0.77±0.04

0.38±0.03

0.000

20:4n6 AA

2.69±0.09

6.2±0.2

0.000

22:1n9

0.11±0.02

0.17±0.01

0.006

20:5n3 EPA

1.24±0.12

2.9±0.13

0.000

22:5n3 DPA

0.08±0.01

0.53±0.31

0.000

22:6n3 DHA

2.38±0.29

5.1±0.34

0.000

SAFA

32.5

33.7

0.153

PUFA

19.52

16.19

0.000

MUFA

41.68

43.45

0.118

HUFA

6.40

14.72

0.000

Total n-6

14.87

7.37

0.000

Total n-3

4.64

8.82

0.000

n-3/n-6

0.32

1.195

0.000

Chemical composition (%)

 

 

 

Protein

14.56±0.2

15.11±0.97

0.396

Fat

14.55±0.6

14.87±1

0.659

Moisture

64.83±0.46

64.1± 2.1

0.655

Ash

4.51±0.91

4.2±0.65

0.567

aValues are the Mean ± SD
Table 1: Fatty acid and chemical composition of roe from cultivated and wild belugaa
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